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  1. Glucosamine sulfate Side Effects
  2. St John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum) Side Effects
  3. Licorice root extract Side Effects
  4. Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba)
  5. Kava (Piper methysticum)
  1. a Headache, muscle weakness, water retention, electrolyte imbalance, arrhythmias, heart failure

    Limit use to no more than 6 weeks.
  2. b very few, mostly GI
  3. c anxiety, improve sleep
    (Don't mix with things that will cause CNS depression)
  4. d topically: photosensitivity; oral: can cause mania in patients with bipolar disorder, exacerbate psychosis in schizophrenia, serotonin syndrome in combination with SSRIs; oral: may have MAO-I activity, so avoid tyramine-containing foods (processed meat, red wine, aged cheese, avocados, soy)
  5. e Dementia, intermittent claudication, peripheral arterial insufficiency, sexual dysfunction

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Odor, nausea, mouth/esophageal ulceration


    Increases risk of bleeding - discontinue use 2-3 weeks before surgery, caution with anticoagulants or antithrombotics (Aspirin or NSAIDS)
  2. Gel is used topically in treatment of burns and wounds.

    There have been some work done using these as a mouth rinse. Be careful not to swallow, however, because it has a strong laxative effect
  3. Nausea and vomiting due to pregnancy, motion sickness, post-operative or chemotherapy
  4. Will produce exaggerated effects:

    Antidepressants (SSRI's, TCA's or MAOI's)
    Some opioids (tramadol, meperidine, dextromethorphan)
    Amphetamine, cocaine
    MDMA (ecstacy), LSD, psilocybin
    Triptans (migraine)
    Lithium
    Buspirone
  5. Treatment of early colds, or topically for psoriasis, eczema and burns

5 True/False Questions

  1. Clove Oil Side EffectsUse: topically for dental pain
    -Shown to have similar efficacy to benzocaine
    -Dip a cotton swab in the clove oil and apply it to the exposed part of the tooth
    -Avoid tongue due to unpleasant taste
    -Also used for flavoring, cough, sore throat, skin infections (acne, warts, scars)

          

  2. Licorice root extractMay reduce growth of canker sores

          

  3. Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) Side EffectsDementia, intermittent claudication, peripheral arterial insufficiency, sexual dysfunction

          

  4. Clove OilUse: topically for dental pain
    -Shown to have similar efficacy to benzocaine
    -Dip a cotton swab in the clove oil and apply it to the exposed part of the tooth
    -Avoid tongue due to unpleasant taste
    -Also used for flavoring, cough, sore throat, skin infections (acne, warts, scars)

          

  5. Dental Related Herbal RemidiesSt. John's Wort
    Garlic
    Ginkgo
    Ginger
    Ginseng
    Glucosamine
    Echinacea
    Kava
    Valerian
    Black Cohosh

          

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